The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of IT in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of IT 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.59% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Head of IT
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
970 1120 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.85% 96.30% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 828 993 660
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Head of IT
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of IT across the Kent region.

Head of IT Salary Trend in Kent

Head of IT
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dover - 4 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £60,000 -
Head of IT
South East

Head of IT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Head of IT in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of IT in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) MCSA
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (50.00%) MCITP
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (40.00%) COBIT
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) People Management
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) MCP
4 4 (40.00%) CCIE
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) CCDP
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Advertising
6 1 (10.00%) CISM
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Head of IT in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of IT in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Biometrics
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (50.00%) MCITP
2 5 (50.00%) MCSA
3 4 (40.00%) CCIE
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) CCDP
3 4 (40.00%) MCP
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) CCA
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Meru Networks
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Apple